1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated cresent rolls
1/3 cup chopped almonds, toasted
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice
In a small mixing bowl, beat in the cream cheese, sugar and orange peel until blended; set aside. Unroll both tubes of dough; press perforations and seams together to form two rectangles. Overlap rectangles at one end and press the seam to seal. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough to within 1/2 inche o edges. sprinkle with the chopped almonds. Roll up jelly style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet; pinch ends together to form a ring. With scissors, cut from outside edge two-thirds of the way toward center ring at 1 inch intervals. Separate strips slightly. Twist allowing filling to show. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before carefully removing from pan to a wire rack. Combine confectioners' sugar and orange juice; drizzle over warm coffee cake. Garnish with sliced almonds.
Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.